Katherine Fritz is a theatre artist, writer, and educator based in Philadelphia, PA.

Recent costume designs at: DC's Signature Theatre, Arden Theatre Company, Pig Iron Theatre Company, 1812 Productions, New Paradise Laboratories, Theatre Exile (Barrymore Nomination, Best Costume Design, Annapurna), Inis Nua, InterAct, Azuka, Drexel University, Applied Mechanics, The Riot Group (NYC), Lighting Rod Special, Theatre Horizon, Commonwealth Classic Theatre Company, Lantern Theatre, Act II Playhouse, Quintessence Theatre Group, Team Sunshine Performance Corporation, Delaware Shakespeare Festival, and the Philadelphia Artists' Collective, where she served as Resident Designer, Marketing Director, and Artistic Associate for six years.

She's also a writer whose viral blogs Ladypockets and I Am Begging My Mother Not To Read This Blog have garnered millions of views and widespread critical acclaim. Her words have appeared in the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Huffington Post, Upworthy, Bustle, Refinery 29, American Theatre Magazine, and the Sondheim Review. She's been a featured speaker at WordPress' "Press Publish" blogger conference, discussing authenticity and vulnerability on the internet, and has appeared on several local affiliate NPR stations as a result of her blog. 

Katherine is an adjunct faculty member at University of the Arts and Montgomery County Community College's theatre department, and has pinch-hit in college classrooms at Temple University, West Chester University, and Drexel University. She has worked with children of all ages and abilities across the Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware Regions, including Theatre Horizon's Autism Drama Program, the McCarter Theatre Company, and the Arden Theatre Company. After serving five years at Delware Theatre Company's Summer on Stage program, building a curriculum that integrated theatrical design with problem-solving and creativity skills, she's transitioned into a new role as the Managing Director of Pennsylvania Theatre Institute, a new summer performing arts camp at West Chester University, where she oversees the content and creation of all marketing, web and print materials, develops new curriculum, and otherwise assists in the launching of a new University program.

 In 2017, she launched a satirical GoFundMe campaign to "Buy Pat Toomey's Vote" on Betsy DeVos; her efforts were featured on MSNBC's The Rachel Maddow Show, and successfully raised over $72,000 for education-based charities in the Philadelphia and Pennsylvania region.

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